Joint declaration (see bottom of post for signatories), 30 March 2021
COVID-19 shows why united action is needed for more robust international health architecture
The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge to the global community since the 1940s. At that time, following the devastation of two world wars, political leaders came together to forge the multilateral system. The aims were clear: to bring countries together, to dispel the temptations of isolationism and nationalism, and to address the challenges that could only be achieved together in the spirit of solidarity and cooperation, namely peace, prosperity, health and security.
Today, we hold the same hope that as we fight to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic together,…